Archive for the ‘Arts and Culture’ Category

Local opera singer Emilio Fina is one of twelve finalists on Canada’s Got Talent. Now I may be biased, because I know the guy and he’s a super nicer person, but I also think he happens to have some talent up his sleeves too! He’s a Mannheim (basically a dot on the map between Kitchener and New Hamburg). […]


We feel the impacts of the global arms trade in our community. We have an arms manufacturer in our local economy, we are host to refugees and refugee claimants fleeing countries of violent conflict. The arms trade is globalized, no doubt. But its impacts are affecting communities worldwide. Project Ploughshares and the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies present […]


Not only my blogging drought, but the OPERA drought. These crazy towns of KW-C haven’t seen an opera production in a long long time. Anyways this Saturday at 7p.m. is Opera Kitchener’s production of Don Giovanni. Tickets are a steal at $25-30!! A sample of music from the show. This is one of the duets […]


So the KW-Symphony has a fairly awesome program coming up, called…. Frankenstein!! Yes, with TWO exclamation points. Daniel Handler (a.k.a Lemony Snicket) is narrating H.K. Gruber’s Frankenstein!!. From what I know, it’s going to be very weird, but in a good way. And KWS is giving away two pairs of tickets. All you need to do is […]


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So I’m so new to this whole facebook/twitter/apps/internet business. I’m sure it’s not considered “cool” to post your twitter feed on a blog post. I’m probably supposed to sync it somehow with my cellular mobile telephone. Too bad my cell phone still has snake and doesn’t do twitter. I decided to post up to 140 […]


Just saw this going south on King. Amusing. Opera Kitchener performing La bohème at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga this Friday at 7:30pm. Guaranteed to be fantastic show, since I’m in it, as Townsfolk #3. Seats are about 80% sold out, so don’t drive to Missusaga without first purchasing a ticket online.